SB 733 Authorizes additional circuit judges for certain circuits when indicated by a judicial performance report and repeals provisions regarding the appointment of a janitor-messenger
Sponsor: Dixon
LR Number: 4916S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 5/13/2016 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 733-Dixon Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2016

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SB 733 - This act provides that when an annual judicial performance report indicates for three consecutive years that a judicial circuit with a population of one hundred thousand people or more is in need of four or more full-time judicial positions then, subject to appropriations, there shall be one additional circuit judge position authorized in that circuit.

The act also repeals sections of law referencing the appointment of a janitor-messenger in the circuit court of the City of St. Louis.

The act is similar to provisions in CCS/HCS/SCS/SB 578 (2016), SCS/HCS/HB 1759 (2016), HCS/SS/SCS/SB 663 (2016), SB 614 (2014)and identical to SB 81 (2015).

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